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Plenty of politics at play in Venezuela-Catalonia friendly
MADRID - There will be lots of politics to talk about when Venezuela takes on a Catalonia squad in a friendly soccer game in Spain on Monday. Venezuela has a coach who offered his resignation over the alleged political use of his national team, while Catalonia — the region in the middle of an indepe
Letters : Too many double standards in politics
Does everything have a double standard when it comes to politics? For years we have heard from the elite "educated" that violent music and movies don't influence the young people in this country. But now CNN blames America, President Trump and conservatives for spreading a message of hate that cause
Editorial | Great politics , bad policy
Illinois' sales tax is already too narrow, and now legislators are inventing ways to have it apply to fewer items and to bringin less money. While Gov. J.B. Pritzker and his allies are trying to find ways to bring more revenue into this state — a progressive income tax, a plastic bag tax, a higher t
Want better politics ? Learn rhetoric
Words matter. Our capacity to speak and name things, known as “generative language,” is a uniquely human gift among living creatures. But in modern times we’ve managed to misuse this gift, particularly in politics, as technology enables barrages of tweets and posts and clips to spread insults and in
Abbie Berringer : Keeping up with politics
How many of you can name the winner of this year’s “The Bachelor”? How many of you are aware who the next “Bachelorette” will be? Who can give an in-depth analysis of the Jordyn Woods and Tristan Thompson cheating scandal that has yet again thrust the Kardashians and their endless drama to the top o
Playground vote marred by politics
The dysfunction among Hendersonville Mayor Jamie Clary and members of the city’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen reached a fever pitch this week when not enough city leaders showed up for a meeting on Monday to fund needed repairs for Mary’s Magical Place.
Thank you for printing Dan Patlak's article on HB354 and SB124. I would like to know which state representatives plan to vote yes or no on this issue, for the suburbs to receive equal staff and resources relative to other Cook areas.
Walden talks politics
After voting in support of making the Mueller investigation report public on Thursday, Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR) returned to Oregon for a town hall meeting in The Dalles March 15, where his vote was met with applause.
How Trump's itchy Twitter finger could get the US into big trouble
(CNN) — Every week, I offer a glimpse of the kind of intelligence assessments that are likely to come across the desk of the president of the United States, modeled on the President's Daily Briefing, or PDB, which the director of national intelligence prepares for the president almost daily.
France shows Britons splendor of citizenship as Brexit looms
PARIS – Catherine Norris Trent, a British citizen who has lived in Paris since 2007, rushed to become French before her native country left the European Union. She worried Brexit might force her to leave her French partner and their two young children.
Abandon Brexit, say London marchers. But will lawmakers listen?
(CNN) — For 29-year-old communications worker Naomi Penfold, taking the train down to London from Cambridge for Saturday's "Put It to the People" rally was daunting. "It's been over 10 years since I have been on a march," she said. "Normally, we Brits stay quiet and grumble. But with Brexit there is
Hate crimes rose by 226 percent in counties where Trump hosted campaign rallies in 2016: study
United States counties where President Trump hosted a campaign rally in 2016 saw a 226 percent increase in reported hate crimes compared to similar counties that did not host one, an analysis released by The Washington Post has revealed.
Gillibrand delivers kickoff speech in front of Trump hotel
(CNN) — New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand delivered a speech Sunday in front of Trump International Hotel, kicking off her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination after formally joining the race earlier this month.
Lawmakers clash over whether conclusion of Mueller investigation signals no collusion
Democratic and Republican lawmakers clashed Sunday over whether the delivery of special counsel Robert Mueller 's final report to the Department of Justice signals there wasn't collusion between President Trump 's campaign and Russia in the 2016 presidential election.
March Madness: Today's 2019 NCAA tournament Round 2 schedule and results
March Madness continues today with the conclusion of Round 2, with exciting matchups featuring No. 1 seeds Duke and UNC, as well as underdog Cinderella stories like No. 13 UC Irvine and No. 12 Liberty. Yesterday saw Purdue knock out defending champion Villanova and LSU defeat Maryland with a last se
Rep. Jordan calls for all documents from Mueller investigation to be released
Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, argued on Sunday that all the documents relating to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation should be released if the report is eventually made public.
Michael Goodwin: Why Obama and Clinton should now be probed
Now that special counsel Robert Mueller has completed his investigation, it is tempting to breathe a sigh of relief and assume that our long national nightmare is over. Resist the temptation, the assumption is false.
Netanyahu visits U.S. ally ahead of close Israeli election
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - With Israel’s election only two weeks away, Benjamin Netanyahu will get to showcase his close ties with Donald Trump in a U.S. visit days after the president backed Israel’s hold over the occupied Golan Heights.
At least 134 Fulani herders killed in central Mali's worst violence yet
BAMAKO (Reuters) - Gunmen killed at least 134 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, the deadliest such attack of recent times in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence.
Republican congressman urges Democrats to drop probes against Trump
Rep. Doug Collins, the top Republican on House Judiciary Committee, demanded today that Democrats drop probes into President Trump following Attorney General William Barr's summary of special counsel Robert Mueller's report.